Buttermilk Biscuits: The Real Deal

2016 left a bad taste in my mouth. However, the new year is an opportunity to cut loose from negativity and move on to better things. You know what else leaves a bad taste in my mouth? McGriddles.

I love the concept of the McGriddle: a breakfast sandwich enclosed in syrup-y pancakes (made by McDonald’s). The syrup, however, is highly problematic: although the bursts of sugar are momentarily pleasant, the shame of fake maple syrup-consumption lingers for hours afterwards… and physically lingers as a nasty chemical film on my teeth until my next meal or teeth-brushing. Please tell me I’m not the only person who experiences the icky mouth-feeling? The shame part might be specific to my Vermont-roots! Continue reading “Buttermilk Biscuits: The Real Deal”


CSA Week 4: Establishing a Weekly Rhythm

I think that we have a good rhythm down for dealing with the onslaught of vegetables that we receive every week. We use up the lettuce first because soggy salad is the worst. Root vegetables wait until the end of the week, since they can store for so long. Everything else gets cooked in between. Unfortunately, I was a bad person and threw one item out: the greens of last week’s kohlrabi; they were just so big and unappetizing-looking, and we were trying to find space in our refrigerator to store the next batch of CSA veggies. I won’t let it happen again! Continue reading “CSA Week 4: Establishing a Weekly Rhythm”